People are both busier and more health-conscious than ever. When you’ve got a lot on the go, grocery shopping and prepping nutritious food can hit the back burner. Meal kit delivery services can help bring runners food that’s equal parts good for you and easy to make.
Eating well is certainly a concern for runners. When you’re training hard for an upcoming goal race, the last thing you want is to be sidelined by an injury. Maintaining an emphasis on nutrition is one of the easiest ways to prevent unwanted aches and pains.
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Goodfood is a Canadian meal delivery service that’s afford and delicious. They offer five different meal plans including Clean15 (low carb), Vegetarian, Classic, Family and Easy Prep meals. Their menus change every week and it breaks down to cost between $5.85 and $7.50 CAD per serving. You can order up to four meals at a time and can choose from either two or four portions per meal.
I ordered the Clean15 plan. It was delivered on time and left on my doorstep while I was at work. They come in cold pack-insulated boxes, not an issue right now as it’s very cold outside, but during the warmer months this is an important feature. All three meals were packaged separately and labeled well, with recipe cards included in the box.
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Le plat principal aromatique de ce soir met en vedette une généreuse portion de crevettes, que nous assaisonnons avec du cari de Madras avant de les saisir à la poêle pour qu’elles conservent tout leur bon goût. Entre-temps, nous insufflons des saveurs thaïlandaises à des fleurons de chou-fleur et des carottes en dés (tous deux précoupés!) en les faisant mijoter dans du lait de coco, de la pâte de cari et du gingembre. Pour finir, des raisins secs Sultana et un filet de jus lime apportent une touche douce acidulée aux légumes, que nous parsemons ensuite de coriandre fraîche. Le tout est prêt à savourer en 15 minutes, top chrono! || https://bit.ly/2GyK0D5
I was sent three meals and each were delicious and so easy to make. Within minutes of getting home from practice, I had dinner ready. Between 15 and 20 minutes is all you need to make the recipes and you’ll have a great dinner that night and lunch for the following day. Portions were sized well, but as a pretty big eater I added a dinner roll to my meal to make sure I got enough carbohydrate in. The only ingredients you need that aren’t in the box is your cooking oil or choice and salt and pepper.
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The origin story of the purple Brussels sprout starts exactly where you would think: in 1940s Belgium, where a creative botanist engineered a cross between purple cabbage and the green Brussels sprout. The result has a sweeter taste than its green parent, akin to broccoli, another cousin from the brassica family. We capitalize on that subtle change in flavour by tossing the sprouts with garlic and Korean seasoning; once roasted they become a rich and tender side for juicy seared chicken breasts. It’s all served on a fluffy bed of jasmine rice, with golden crisped shallots for crunch and a sweet soy sauce spooned over it all. || https://bit.ly/2SBBpFX
Another bonus of these meal packages is that there is genuinely no cooking experience needed. Making dinner is so easy that most children could follow the instructions.
A common complaint about meal delivery services is the waste produced from packaging, but fortunately with Goodfood, all of packaging is recyclable, even the ice packs. If you’re someone who finds themselves spending lots of money eating out, are intimidated by cooking, or simply don’t have time to prep and cook nutritious meals, you should seriously considering trying Goodfood. Even if you don’t order weekly, placing an order when you know you’ve got a particularly busy schedule or are in need of some dinner inspiration can be a great idea.